Country House wins Kentucky Derby after first ‘winner’ is disqualified
For the first time in the Kentucky Derby's 145-year history, the horse that crossed the finish line first was not the winner. Although Maximum Security clearly finished first, he was disqualified for interfering with other horses in the race. Country House, the horse that finished second, was crowned the winner, beating 65-to-1 odds. Plus, learn the English phrase "long shot."